Quotation Explorer - 'Probability'

If you can’t dream big, you will never see the vivid colors of probability over the darkness of possibility. - Shannon L. Alder
and realized that death was not only a permanent probability, as he had always believed, but an immediate reality. - Gabriel García Márquez
As the sun sets, something in me rises! Do you think it could be my soul? I feel it's a big probability! - Jasleen Kaur Gumber
The 50-50-90 rule: anytime you have a 50-50 chance of getting something right, there's a 90% probability you'll get it wrong. - Andy Rooney
Do not expect to arrive at certainty in every subject which you pursue. There are a hundred things wherein we mortals. . . must be content with probability, where our best light and reasoning will reach no farther.
A reasonable probability is the only certainty.
As a USENET discussion grows longer, the probability of a comparison involving Nazis or Hitler approaches one.
If I am always standing at the bottom of the mountain longingly looking up, in all probability it is because I have heeded the pillaging dogma of mediocrity which persistently tells me that the dream is not worth the climb. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Even if a person unravels everything before everyone to say the real facts: ‘This is This’ & ‘That is That’, the probability is very high is that the majority of people may say ‘This is That’ & ‘That is This’. - Anuj Somany
if you are using probability arguments wit yourself, you are saying: I want to live a life like everybody else! By definition, an exceptional life is a life of low probability. - Derric Yuh Ndim
Today I was overwhelmed, Yesterday I was too. There’s a high probability that tomorrow will bring a few moments of the same. I know my state is because of my nature. Embrace your inner overachiever. - Colleen Ferrary Bader
Between the streams of probability & possibility, lies the timeless, spaceless realm where time gets created! - Vishwanath S J
The greater the loyalty of a group toward the group, the greater is the motivation among the members to achieve the goals of the group, and the greater the probability that the group will achieve its goals. - Rensis Likert
Hard work increases the probability of serendipity. - Ken Poirot
The probability of an event is the reason we have to believe that it has taken place, or that it will take place.The measure of the probability of an event is the ratio of the number of cases favourable to that event, to the total number of cases favourable or contrary, and all equally possible. - Siméon Denis Poisson
Life is the fairest coin where success and failure have the same probabilities. It all depends on our attitude how we bias it to get a higher probability of the either. - Gaurav Bharti
Probability theory is nothing more than common sense reduced to calculation. -1819 - Pierre Simon Laplace
Keep trying; failures increase the probability of success. - Ken Poirot
To my own demise, I rarely ask why I’m hungry because I’m focusing all of my energies on getting fed. And if I persist in such a diminishing cycle, in all probability I will eventually starve to death because I have chosen to gorge myself on the very things that will keep me empty. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
What patients seek is not scientific knowledge that doctors hide but existential authenticity each person must find on her own. Getting too deeply into statistics is like trying to quench a thirst with salty water. The angst of facing mortality has no remedy in probability. - Paul Kalanithi
The probability that we may fail in the struggle ought not to deter usfrom the support of a cause we believe to be just. - Abraham Lincoln
The probability that we may fail in the struggle ought not to deter us from the support of a cause we believe to be just. - Abraham Lincoln
Statistically the probability of any one of us being here is so small that you would think the mere possibility of existence would keep us all in a contented dazzlement of surprise. - Lewis Thomas
If you missed your possibility do not lose your probability - Mohammed Sekouty
If you want to live an exceptional life, you must move beyond probability into the realm of possibility - Derric Yuh Ndim
However, robust evidence shows that people systematically overestimate the probability of positive future contingencies, and underestimate the probability of negative ones only those who are depressed or dysphoric come to accurate assessments. - Daniel Nettle
Doing comedy for a living is, in a lot of ways, like a pony and a camel trying to escape from the zoo. It’s a ridiculous endeavor and has a low probability of success, but most importantly, it is way easier if you’re with a friend. - Amy Poehler
If scientific reasoning were limited to the logical processes of arithmetic, we should not get very far in our understanding of the physical world. One might as well attempt to grasp the game of poker entirely by the use of the mathematics of probability. - Vannevar Bush
Based on the law of probability Everything is possible because The sheer existence of possibility Confirms the existence Of impossibility. - Dejan Stojanovic
It’s said that ‘you have only one chance’ - but thereafter you have many chances don’t ever quit because chance has only a fifty-fifty probability and you never know when the probability will be in your favour. So toss around until heads you win and tails you don’t lose. - Amit Abraham
Fear is a probability by its own cause of actions, if we live by it we lose all the possibilities of endurance - Saleem Durrani
Statistically, the probability of any one of us being here is so small that the mere fact of our existence should keep us all in a state of contented dazzlement. - Lewis Thomas
It is a part of probability that many improbabilities will happen. - Aristotle
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